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FOX Business
Sep 6, 2012 12:00am EDT
to tell us if we are better off now than four years ago. today the stocks ended mixed s&p down one point* five and nasdaq down six. investors are concerned the global economy is slowing sightseeing a slowdown in economic news tonight productivity rises 2.2% of from initial estimate of 1.6%. rising productivity mickey and slow job creation of they choose not to add good news for facebook. hang on. the stock is up almost 5% mark zuckerberg is doing great fouling not to sell your shares from least one year. new report says the united states is losing its competitive edge according to a new study the misstates ranks seventh with the fourth consecutive drop for america. with more on how they can regain its competitive edge we have author of the book the true gold standard. when the issue is complex we turned to mr. levin. how best do we judge we are better off a four years ago? not just our wallets and incumbent go deeper. what do see for the future? back competitiveness. the world economic forum study resonate with you? number one. the educational system math math, science, computer sc
FOX Business
Sep 26, 2012 7:00pm EDT
crisis that persists. the dow jones industrial average down 45 points today, and the s&p fell eight, a five day losing streak now for the s&p500. home sales slipping last month, and economists had been expecting a stronger increase in the sales. how many prices, however, themselves, raising to the highest level in five years, and meanwhile, a survey found 29% of the ceos planned to hire more workers over the next six months, down from 36% since back in june. a separate survey shows the majority of them, 67%, figure there's too much uncertainty to extend business or to hire new employees. as a matter of interest, we wanted to show you two companies whose shares remained public while stable over five years. they are big companies. con agra and microsoft. it's been, if you will, a lost five years in terms of stock price for the two companies, and seemingly, without comment. we just made a little comment. stocks ending $3 higher than the same date back in 2008. well, turning now to international politics, secretary of state hillary clinton reportedly indicating for the first time today
FOX Business
Sep 1, 2012 9:00am EDT
, that guy he clocked in harlem in the 80's. and a brilliant, brilliant imitation of robin givens. he said i'm going to use her phony white voice now. this show you would love it because he uses the show to settle scores and attack the people he hates. he flattens robin givens and don king. he's charismatic, moves very well. he can't pronounce big words but he speaks words you can't say on theadio with the conviction of a great method actor. >>imus: what does he have to say with the various women he raped? >>guest: he does deal with one that sent him to jail, very briefly. he says he was railroaded. but he says when he went to jail he discovered islam and it changed his life. >>imus: doesn't this thing close on sunday? >>guest: it does. i would urge your listeners to get there. it was terrific. >>imus: it runs two hours? >>guest: about two hours. it's up to mike. it goes where he wants to go. it doesn't start on time. you can get there at 8:30 and it starts then. you can drink during the show, which i recommend. people drink quite a bit. in new york a guy went on twitter and threatene
FOX Business
Sep 27, 2012 7:00pm EDT
points. the s&p up 14, breaking a 5-day losing streak. the nasdaq, well, it was up 43 points, which is not a bad day. in fact among the best day for the market since the 13th of september when fed chair ben bernanke announced qb three. overseas, spain announcing its budget for next year. you have to love that. a draft budget. the spaniards are not happy about it all. it took to the streets again today, third day in a row if you are counting the austerity watch. the country must convince europe and the world that it can effectively deal with its debt crisis. the market moving higher today on speculation as well that the central bank of china may move to stimulate the world's second-largest economy, which is dragging along at an estimated, at best, 4-5% growth rate. in economic news we told you earlier that gdp in durable goods fell, but weekly jobless claims surprised some by falling 26,000 last week to 359,000, the lowest level in just about two months. contracts to buy previously owned homes fell over two and a half percent in august, but still above last year. joining me now, the
FOX Business
Sep 29, 2012 4:00am EDT
quarter since 2010. the dow jones industrial's dropping 49 points. s&p is down six and a half, and nasdaq down 20, but still well off the lows of the day. dragging the market today, consumer spending, up just half a percent, increase because of higher gasoline prices. oversea, bank of spain releasing an audit showing seven of the countries failed stress tests despite anxiety about the eurozone. the big three indexes up 44% for the quarter. a federal judge today delivering a blow to the future trading commission and its effort to implement portions of the dodd-frank financial reform law. the judge rejected regulations that would have capped the amount of positions a trader can hold and the size of that position in various commodities. the chairman of the cftc says he's disappointed by the ruling and the agency is looking for new ways to get their way. well, my next guest says the dismal economic news of the week remits no significant -- represents no significant change, just more of the same as the economy continues to slip. joining us now, wall street legislate, his tore your, lure
FOX Business
Sep 1, 2012 8:00pm EDT
. clinton oversaw a boom economy in the 1990's. this president has overseen 42 straight months of unemployment above 8%. the worst economic recovery since the great depression. as a result, president obama's in a dead heat with governor romney with just over two months before election day. our if he cans guest says democrats have long had an edge on the issue of medicare and the republicans have cowered in fear, but he says it's different this year. joining us is karl rove, senior advisor to president george w. bush, and carl, great to have you. i'm going to turn to this press conference, a pop in, impromptu press conference, is this the president just acknowledging the reality the fact that he was getting hammered, skinny, but tough, but not tough enough to take on the press corps. >> it's a check the box, i've been criticized for not showing up. i'll show up take four questions, 22 minutes and blow out of there and look, the white house press corps seems to be suffered from stockholm syndrome, and would you like to announce the republican in candidate from missouri for being ext
FOX Business
Sep 16, 2012 8:00pm EDT
the teefor points. it had been up double-digit. but the s&p had dow closing at the highest level in five years. it ready for the nasdaq. it was up 28 points, ending at the highest level in 12 years. we are getting close to its all-time high. the dow gaining more than 2%, nasdaq adding one-and-a-half percent, s&p up nearly 2 percent of the week. gasoline prices getting kind of importance, driving up consumer prices in august by six tenths of a percent of the most in three years. industrial production, one of the few weeks but in the economy today. all of the economic report. down 1%, the biggest one month decline in more than three years. retail sales however up nine tenths of a percent in august boosted by gasoline prices, demand for cars. outside those categories sales were somewhat modest. apple's shares done nothing modest about a rising to another all-time high, closing at $691. three orders for the iphone five selling out just one hour after become available online. joining is now, chief economist for moody's capital markets. we have to turn to the market's performance this wee
FOX Business
Sep 25, 2012 10:00pm EDT
sell-off in three months. the data as industrials down 101 points. the s&p 15, nasdaq 43. stocks erasing earlier gains. federal reserve bank president charles prosser said qe3 will likely fall short of its goals. along with the caterpillar not helping either. cutting outlook through 2015 because of weak global economic growth. caterpillar shares down more than 4% on the day. encouraging economic news. all prices up over 1 percent in july compared to the same month a year ago. the second straight year of gains after two years without a gain. that's the way that works. a gauge of consumer confidence jumping to a seven month high. we'll take it. joining as now, michael holland. great to have you here. >> great to be here. lou: well -- >> i wanted thank you for laughing when you used the word legend. lou: i mean that sincerely. i'll charge you later. but the fact is, thiss little bt today seems a little different. the atmosphere seems a little different than what we experience through the summer. >> absolutely. you had this monster move. the viewers are not aware. if you ask most peo
FOX Business
Sep 18, 2012 7:00pm EDT
movement at all. dow jones industrials up 11. nasdaq was down less than a point. the s&p managed to drop two whole points. oil continued its retreat dropping $1.33 just to over $95 a barrel. in corporate news fedex cutting its profit outlook. customers using well, less ground service because of this slow economy. fedex down more than 3%. and apple closing above $700 for first time ever. apple up more than 19% over the past three months. with those numbers it starts to show up, the most valuable company in the world now with a market cap of 658 billion. can you hear a trillion? >>> microsoft announced it is raising its quarterly dividend 15%. shares sliding in after-hours trading however. >>> goldman sachs announcing its chief financial officer is retiring at the end of this year to be replaced by charles schwartz, the global head of securities. >>> joining me, john silvia, chief economist at wells fargo. john, good to have you here. let's get right to it. this market is making some mysterious moves. what do you divine what is going on after ben bernanke said, here's the money? >> we
FOX Business
Sep 19, 2012 7:00pm EDT
gain a 13-point lead, the s&p up five. existing home sales are down, 7.8% last month, the highest level in more than two years. construction of new homes up 2.3% last month, also the fastest rate in more than two years. homebuilder stocks up, energy stocks moving lower. dropping as the price of oil fell 3.5% come, just under $92 per barrel. crude inventories surge surging the most since march. production rebounding after hurricane isaac. and layoff notices were sent to 11,000 employees. the company expects job losses to be closer to 4400. ford's ceo reiterating this week that he has been so pleased that we could not access 1 dollar of taxpayer money. sure the taxpayers. our next guest says the president obama isn't interested in increasing wealth for raising real incomes of americans. instead, this administration's more important goals are to add government jobs and redistribute income. i am joined by louis lehrman, chairman of the lehrman institute and author of the book "the true gold standard." he is talking about moving people in an active incentive to put forward, to move wor
FOX Business
Sep 13, 2012 7:00pm EDT
the highest level since december. 2007, the start of the great recession. the s&p ended up 23 points on the nasdaq up 42. weekly jobless claims rising 15,000. still under 400,000 in the four-month -- i'm sorry, four-week average. that is the highest level in two months. labor officials blaming hurricane isaac for the increase in claims. producer prices up 1.7% and the economists are blaming higher energy prices. in corporate news, medical device maker rising 1.5% after announcing the closure of the plant in south carolina and moving those operations because rica. 600 full-time employees will be laid off. my next guest says we are in a modern-day depression. no matter who wins the election, the next president must address our jobs crisis or be guilty of betrayal. joining us now is more zuckerman. good to have you with us. >> that the trail is a big word. is it a bit of a betrayal? do think that we are only now starting to hear some energy and the president's voice when he talks about job creation and economic growth? >> i think it is the obvious subject. you have the largest crisis fa
FOX Business
Sep 7, 2012 10:00pm EDT
the s&p was up six and the nasdaq rose a fraction. the dow gained more than 1.5% for the week. the nasdaq and the added more than 2%. reported at the top of the show from the economy has created 96,000 jobs last month. far fewer than 125,000 that analysts were predicting. unemployment fell from 8.1% to 8.3%. only because people threw up their hands. third-quarter revenue was cut because of a semiconductor. our next guest says the economy needs to be generating 200,000 net new jobs each and every month just to keep pace with population growth. she said part of the problem is the obama administration's notion that america's private sector employer is public enemy number one. joining us now is elaine chao, former secretary of labor under george bush. a distinguished fellow and elaine chao, it's wonderful to have you here. what a resume. thrilled to have you here tonight. lori: as you know, one of the most troubling problems is the labor participation rate. 368,000 people completely giving up. how do you turn this around? >> i think first of all, the government's deficit position, and
FOX Business
Sep 17, 2012 10:00pm EDT
a four-day winning streak. the nasdaq and s&p 500 down five points. yields on the 10 year treasury notes dropping four basis points down to 1.884%, the 30 year yield. dropping six basis points to 1.03%. we are starting to see some adjustment. crude oil plunging more than what we expected, $92 per girl. a little explanation, many planning a possible release from the strategic petroleum reserve. those rumors were quashed an overseas, european markets down on the day, partly because of uncertainties surrounding spain, which hasn't asked for a bailout and not somehow frustrate some europeans. you would think it would be the inverse. the euro slipping against the dollar slightly. hitting a four-month high earlier in the day. corporate news tonight appleshare is closing at record high of just about $700 per share after apple had pre-orders for the iphone-5 was more than double those for the iphone-4s. that is a favorable turn. at&t, horizon, sprint, all moving higher on the day as well. governor romney, as i said, back on the campaign trail. he spent the weekend out of the public eye, as
FOX Business
Sep 5, 2012 12:00am EDT
up eight points. the s&p 500 down as well. all of that after coming off session lows. construction spending down 1% in july. the lowest reading in the year. new home construction moving higher. home prices jumped nearly 4% according to core logic. the biggest year-over-year increase in six years. manufacturing contracted for the third straight month. new orders for construction employment is down. carmakers are having a great month for the best in three years. car sales rising 20% in august. 1.3 million cars sold last month. joining me now is bob doll, a senior adviser. good to have you with us, bob. let me ask you, as we look at these markets, we seem to be range bound, today, volume did pick up after the anemic previous two weeks on the new york exchange. what is going on here as far as equity markets are concerned? >> i think that the market is digesting the genes that he pointed out since the first of year. it sure doesn't feel like it, but the u.s. market is up a double-digit percentage year-to-date. i think the market is saying, wait a minute. we have come pretty far with an
FOX Business
Sep 10, 2012 10:00pm EDT
stimulus possibilities from the fed. the dow jones tussles down 52 points on s&p. america is cutting back on credit card use, credit in general july for the second straight month total borrowing, shares of aig off after the fed says they will cut their holdings below majority stake for the first time since the taxpayer-funded bailout took place in 2008. intel, another big loser, down on the day. 20% off the high back in may. joining me now, senior vice president, chief investment strategist for charles schwab. welcome. this market monday after monday the market declines, and against all conventional thought seems to be rising most of the tide. what is going on? the economy continues to disappoint, leadership checkered and prospect. what is going on? >> we talked about this with the wall of worry very well built. the pervasiveness of pessimism has the foundation for the market to do well. not to mention corporate earnings have been strong. lou: as we are nearing another quarter, what is going to be determinant in the direction of this market because there is a substantial wall of worry and
FOX Business
Sep 24, 2012 10:00pm EDT
monday, 15 in past 16 mondays. s&p 500 drown. and nazdaq down 19, apple reporting sales, disappointing sales, they sold only 5 million of those iphones over the weekend, but that lower than expectations, and apple stock paying the price. facebook, stock down another 9%. closing near $21. that after baron's values facebook at $15 a share, you might say, $6 to go. oil -- crude oil market moving lower, crude below $92 on continued weakness in the world economy. to politics, a new poll from george washington university. has governor romney with a 14 point lead over president obama with middle class families, joining us now a-team, kelly ann conway, and hank shine coff. good to have you here, kelly ann. governor romney on the campaign trail is really battering the president on this bump in the road comment. is it a demonstration of intellectual inp integrity. >> that is leadership, people want romney to go into the first presidential debate who put romney away in the race in florida where he bested annuity begin newnewtgingrich. who is the best debater. it is relevant. romney
FOX Business
Sep 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
quantitative easing. the dow up 69 points. the s&p up 4 1/2. the nasdaq gaining a half-point. in economic news tonight, the u.s. trade deficit rose slightly to $42 billion in july. our manufacturing deficit hitting a record high of almost $64 billion. and it could worsen for american manufacturing. last friday, we learned the sector shed 15,000 manufacturing jobs in the month of august. >>> major defense contractors today confirm they will send out tens of thousands of employee layoffs and warnings shortly before election day because congress has not addressed so-called sequestration cuts set to take effect early next year. lou:. >>> as tensions between the united states and israel worsen, the united nations atomic energy agency announcing new intelligence suggests that iran has advanced work on a nuclear pom. i'm joined now by former u.n. ambassador to the united nations, fox news contributor, john bolton, pulitzer prize-winning journalist and fox news contributor, judith miller. let's go first to the issue of what is happening in cairo and benghazi and hopefully it will be contained the
FOX Business
Sep 6, 2012 7:00pm EDT
s&p 500 gaining 29 points. this is the highest for the s&p 500 since january of 2008. i repeat, since january of 2008. the nasdaq, watch this, closing at the highest level in 12 years. up 67 points on the day. investors, well, what they were doing was responding to some good news here at home and feeling a long-awaited bond purchase plan by the european central bank aimed at helping the eu struggling members and good news on the job front. the weekly jobless claims dropping 12,000. almost 1000 jobs added to the private sector. the service sector growth, unexpectedly jumping last month as well. isn manufacturing index, showing the rebound as production growth is slow. amazon taking on apple and samsung, releasing its new family of kindle tablets. showcasing a number of new animations and graphics and speed and memory and price. the kindle creating an absolute disruption in the tablet market. i want to be clear. i don't have amazon stock. but i do have a candle, and i do like it. that is why i can tell you i love it. coming up next, a man and a difficult economy at he inherited.
FOX Business
Aug 31, 2012 10:00pm EDT
unemployment in alabama went from 9.3% to 7.5%, dropping almost two full points,s. meanwhile from the full u.s.whi economy come if you look at then nation as a whonole, only droppd to 0.7%. alama i it is one of the states that har lower than average unemploymente it encourages illegal aliens to leave the state. u.s. citizens came foraward. many alabamians came off it has been a real success story. interestingly, some of the opponents of immigration enforcement tried to protest.imt the facts are powerful. -ou: how could they possiblyhan- change, you know, the testimony before the commission?in a >> they were trying to shout that some of the speakers and interrupt the proceedings.wi especially when you deal with issues like illegal immigration. lou: have we also seen a commensurate decline in welfare at the state level and federal level, jobless claims, what has been the impact their? >> we have seen a decline in joes jobless claims in states thato have very vigorously tried to tf reinforce the rule of law. terms of other welfare ngograms, we should be seen thai because part of these laws, b
FOX Business
Sep 9, 2012 8:00pm EDT
reelection below 50% is in trouble. governor romney will have a lot more money to spend. lori: what s the strategy? we have seen a lot of low blows from the obama camp to the romney camp. the bain capital attacks, i will let you pick up from here. what is the strategy for romney to win this election? >> i think the strategy is threefold. the java message and he is a turnaround artist, that's a skill. if i were iran ever go and stand in front of a best buy, a burger king, with the employees and say, we did to build this together. the economy is about everyday affordability. people are not trying to afford luxuries, they're trying to afford food and fuel. lori: we will check back with you later in the hour. thank you so much, kelly ann conway and ron christie. they will be joined the "a-team" later in the broadcast. four people dropped out of the jobs market for every one job created. digging deeper on the jobs report with elaine chao coming up next. and does this report and another round of easier money from the federal reserve? kevin hassett is with us later. and where is the state [
FOX Business
Sep 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
phones in the mail they do not even request. mail they do not even request. lou: good forlvn]s@wxa@p9÷x3 growing up without me inspired me to quit smoking. i talked to my doctors, and then i threw away all my cigarettes, ashtrays and lighters. i started exercising instead of smoking. letting my friends online know i was quitting kept me on track. staying away from alcohol when i was first quitting was key. i kept on trying. learned something each time. do whatever it takes. no matter how many times it takes. we did it. you can too. for free help, call 1-800-quit-now. lou: my next guest says the 2008 bailout could put thee country in danger of bigger problems.hank youor having joining me now neil barofsky and his brand new book made the bailout and how washington abandoned main streeto while rescuing walltionp street. it is a terrific book withma the players in thethe regulator relationship with the government. i want to congratulate you. he is a democrat, republican appointee, and you went to ob. battle with democrats andocra republicans alike and haverom emerged but let's find o
FOX Business
Sep 20, 2012 7:00pm EDT
split decision on wall street today, the dow moving higher, up 19 points to the close. the s&p down one, the nasdaq down seven. jobless claims down slightly, the numbers basically staying fairly stable and disappointing. those numbers still higher than economists wanted or expected. railroads plunging, companies warning third-quarter earnings will miss targets. it is shipping fewer goods because of this slow economy. bank of america's bidding up its plan,/and 16,000 jobs by the end of this year. bank of america shares down 1%. oracle shares up after hours. a bright spot in the market today. shares of the realists for real estate -- entering a third day, sources telling fox business the jpmorgan chase though experiencing those attacks, by a cyberattack yesterday, islamic terror crediting bank of america and the new york stock exchange websites. joining us now is the former chairman and ceo of the new york exchange. dick grasso, thanks for having you here. let's talk about the sophistication of the financial industry in terms of technology. it is pretty close to unmatched in american
FOX Business
Sep 7, 2012 12:00am EDT
don't know where you, but the stuff. 245. the s&p, the four and a half year. almost five-year high. the nasdaq, a 12-year high. >> well, the markets like bailouts. they do. it's very short-term thinking. lou: the most frequent -- recent american bailouts. >> good. >> he have that and the fed to alter low interest rates. looking at another boost. lou: improving employment, a strengthening economy here at home. hallelujah. it's a turning point. very good. thank you very much. up next among the president's collins, a metaphor for what? we go to the end box. you will find out. just a moment. we're coming right bac
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